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18 hours ago, CabDriver said:

I too made it to a show today; the Midwest Glue Crew show - and it was a great one!  Chose these for myself from the swap meet…

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This bag of ‘Mopar parts’ for $5 was actually a complete-but-for-tires Revell 29 pickup kit:

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Very lightly started, but not VERY started…

Picked this up, because I’d been watching for one - complete bagged AMT BTTF Delorean kit…I have an Aoshima (I think?) kit of the third-movie car, so it’ll be interesting to see how the two compare…

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Even came with a little green tube of grease for a working whatever must need grease…

And I always enjoy digging thru the bins of parts - grabbed a bunch of seats, tires, geegaws and a bunch of molded-in-green radiators that were worth paying 50 cents for probably:

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And I was lucky enough to take a couple of class wins, which came with kits as prizes too:

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They were also kind enough to gift me a $25 gift card for the local hobby store, G&G Hobbies…plus a couple of these gorgeous acrylic display cases / stands from the second event sponsor PF Plastics:

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And finally, a nice cutting mat to replace the little 11” on my bench currently:

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I’m a lucky guy!  Couldn’t fit all the swag in my trunk come home-time:

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Great show, and a great club - definitely recommended to anyone who finds themselves nearby for any future events they hold!

That's quite a haul.

 

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22 hours ago, CabDriver said:

I too made it to a show today; the Midwest Glue Crew show - and it was a great one!  Chose these for myself from the swap meet…

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This bag of ‘Mopar parts’ for $5 was actually a complete-but-for-tires Revell 29 pickup kit:

4C560546-49AB-4383-81F7-87B7C031FACB.thumb.jpeg.35728951d142cf4deefafb4509f1152a.jpeg

Very lightly started, but not VERY started…

Picked this up, because I’d been watching for one - complete bagged AMT BTTF Delorean kit…I have an Aoshima (I think?) kit of the third-movie car, so it’ll be interesting to see how the two compare…

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Even came with a little green tube of grease for a working whatever must need grease…

And I always enjoy digging thru the bins of parts - grabbed a bunch of seats, tires, geegaws and a bunch of molded-in-green radiators that were worth paying 50 cents for probably:

7DC34CDF-6E90-47F8-B6B7-57345DA5CB14.jpeg.2b737f7f43c21af2eb1f282a2bf69715.jpeg

And I was lucky enough to take a couple of class wins, which came with kits as prizes too:

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They were also kind enough to gift me a $25 gift card for the local hobby store, G&G Hobbies…plus a couple of these gorgeous acrylic display cases / stands from the second event sponsor PF Plastics:

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And finally, a nice cutting mat to replace the little 11” on my bench currently:

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I’m a lucky guy!  Couldn’t fit all the swag in my trunk come home-time:

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Great show, and a great club - definitely recommended to anyone who finds themselves nearby for any future events they hold!

Nice hall Jim!

22 hours ago, Bills72sj said:

 

My 1st show in 3 years too. It was good to see you there Sam.

I came away with a lot more models for the money. I bought 2 for $17 for the pair. $40 worth of raffle tickets netted me 12 more kits before I gave the rest of the tickets away to a couple of kids.

I felt bad, but I out bid you on one of the lots. The 66 Chevelle wagon was so sweet I could not pass it up. He was a really prolific builder.

In the show, I managed to get ribbons on 4 of the 10 entries I brought.

I am still kicking myself for forgetting to bring my phone for pics.

 

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Congratulations on your wins!  Nice haul also!

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11 hours ago, #1 model citizen said:

Thank you! Lots of good looking models there, but I kinda meant posting pics of your award winners. (I can see the trophies in your trunk 😉)

Ohhh, haha…I won’t hijack the thread too much but the last few pics here are the ones that they liked:

https://public.fotki.com/NewYorkSpeedShop/scale-models/model-shows-contests/midwest-glue-crew-g/page6.html

😊 

 

Keeping the thread on-topic somewhat - got a delivery today of Tamiya polishing compounds.  @Plowboy recommended them to me, and I was impressed with his results…a little under $30 gets you their three stages and they seem to work pretty well for speeding up paint polishing process.  Impressed!

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3 hours ago, CabDriver said:

Ohhh, haha…I won’t hijack the thread too much but the last few pics here are the ones that they liked:

https://public.fotki.com/NewYorkSpeedShop/scale-models/model-shows-contests/midwest-glue-crew-g/page6.html

😊

 

Keeping the thread on-topic somewhat - got a delivery today of Tamiya polishing compounds.  @Plowboy recommended them to me, and I was impressed with his results…a little under $30 gets you their three stages and they seem to work pretty well for speeding up paint polishing process.  Impressed!

Thanks for posting all the pics. Glad to see your wins! Looks like you did very well. Congratulations!

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Purchased from a fellow modeler, on my trying to find a meyers manx kit in the UK. My purchase after discussion included the Subaru and the Corvette needing tyres!

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The Manx I also need to take templates for my own scratchbuilt beach buggy project.

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65 Chrysler 300 promo found at an auto parts swap meet last weekend. Been looking for one for a very long time. Will rebuild as a curbside.

65 Cadillac found the week before at a flea market. Missing the interior and front suspension. Been looking for one for a very long time also - now I am looking for an interior :) .

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2 hours ago, kelson said:

Facebook market place buys today.🤠

Marble-effect plastic goodness there! I like the Pontiac, is that a decent kit?

Got these in the week:

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Was surpised to get it for the starting bid, meaning it was significantly cheaper than the recent reissue. Looks to be an early one, no barcodes on the box, and it's quite a crisp moulding. Get the paint stripped and I've got a good starting point for an early '80s custom - there was a magazine project car from back then which I'd like to loosely replicate. As I recall it had a padded vinyl top and opera windows.....

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Not my usual thing, but looks like it should be an enjoyable thing to do someday. At some point it was sold for £4.99, but I can't believe it was ever that cheap full price so must have been on clearance.

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4 hours ago, Spottedlaurel said:

Marble-effect plastic goodness there! I like the Pontiac, is that a decent kit?

Got these in the week:

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Was surpised to get it for the starting bid, meaning it was significantly cheaper than the recent reissue. Looks to be an early one, no barcodes on the box, and it's quite a crisp moulding. Get the paint stripped and I've got a good starting point for an early '80s custom - there was a magazine project car from back then which I'd like to loosely replicate. As I recall it had a padded vinyl top and opera windows.....

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Not my usual thing, but looks like it should be an enjoyable thing to do someday. At some point it was sold for £4.99, but I can't believe it was ever that cheap full price so must have been on clearance.

i think the magazine project was a mk1 fiesta, at least if the mag was custom car, and the car had a western/cowboy theme. in one of the iterations it had the driver painted on the doors holding reigns

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